VESIM Partners with SAS to Launch Courses in Business Analytics
SAS, the leader in analytics software and services recently signed a MoU with the Vivekananda Education Society Institute of Management Studies & Research (VESIM) Mumbai to launch courses in Business Analytics, the first of its kind which has been approved by the AICTE. Furthermore, VESIM has established a cutting-edge SAS analytics lab at its campus.
The two courses include a Two Year Full Time Program - PGDM in Business Analytics and a One Year Weekend Executive Certificate Program in Business Analytics. The PGDM course comprises of 20 subjects, and offers specialization in banking, finance and marketing. The first batch is already running successfully, while the second batch is expected to be launched by January 2016. The Executive program is expected to be launched by next year. Furthermore, the institute plans to launch 3 Management Development Programs for Corporates and experienced professionals on Predictive Analytics, Risk, and Data Visualization.
Graduates from any discipline can apply for these courses and the students will be collaboratively trained by the faculty of VESIM & experts from SAS Institute India.
Commenting on the establishment of the SAS Lab at VES, Dr. Satish Modh, Director, VESIM said, “With an objective to become frontrunners in research and enable better decision making, we have entered into this agreement with SAS. We realize that data analytics is the future of Digital India and is a great career prospect for the GenY. With these courses, we will add credibility to our curriculum and build a great knowledge center. ”
Sudipta K Sen, Regional Director - South East Asia, Vice Chairman and Board Member, SAS India said, “With the advent of Big Data, various industries are increasingly recognizing the need for data-driven, informed decisions. There has been a surge in demand for analysts and data literate managers in recent years and to fulfil this rising demand, we have introduced courses in business analytics with VESIM. With the best-in-class faculty of VES, we are certain we will together be able to reduce the skill gap and create proficient, industry ready professionals in the field of business analytics. ”
About Vivekananda Education Society Institute of Management Studies & Research (VESIM):
The VES Institute of Management Studies and Research (VESIM) was established in the year 1994. It is certified by ISO 9001:2008, and is “A” Grade awarded by Department of Technical Education (DTE) Govt. of Maharashtra. It is affiliated to University of Mumbai & its course is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The institute has been at the forefront of keeping the curriculum updated according to the need of corporate world, and industry interaction is a norm rather than exception.
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